Neelie Wicks is the author of the Miss Pickle a Dizzy Witch picture book series, including Miss Pickle a Dizzy Witch, Miss Pickle’s Royal Surprise and Miss Pickle in Space, which was published in August 2020.  Her first chapter book for middle grade children, The Crumbs Abroad, has also been released.  All of Neelie’s books are available on-line through Amazon, Ingram Spark, Barnes and Noble, Waterstones and UK Bookshops.

As a champion of writers and authors regardless of genre, Neelie is the founder of Skelwicks Arts which is a small publishing entity open to authors and illustrators who would benefit from being part of a small community of like-minded people with the aim of publishing their work.

Neelie is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, The Alliance of Independent Authors, North East Authors and Readers and Promoting Yorkshire Authors (PYA) – where she sits on the board as a contributing member to support a programme of events including opportunities for author teaching and learning.



Neelie lives in North East England and Northern France.  She is now researching her first novel in a series for teens, set in France and Northumberland, England – for publication 2021.